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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Shukto

  • Soak 1 tbsp each of mustard seeds and poppy seeds in warm water.
  • Cut banana, radish, potato and eggplant lengthwise (about 2-inch long).
  • Heat a cup of oil in a wok, fry the baingan pieces and keep aside.
  • Then, fry the bitter gourd pieces and keep aside.
  • Now, take oil in a wok, add mustard seeds.
  • When the mustard starts to splutter, add banana, radish and potato to it and stir fry on medium heat.
  • As you stir the vegetables, blend the soaked mustard seeds and poppy seeds with a 1-inch long ginger piece in a blender into a smooth paste.
  • After stir frying the vegetables for about 5-7 minutes, add the blended mixture to the vegetables and stir continuously for about 2 minutes.
  • Add salt and the fried bitter gourd slices as well as the baingan slices.
  • Add about a cup of hot water and cover the wok with a lid for a about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • When vegetables are well cooked, pour about 1 tsp of butter or ghee on top.
  • Serve with hot rice.